One Week One Band: Brandi Carlile Week Outline

As I mentioned, I was privileged to write about Brandi Carlile for One Week One Band this past week. In its own words, here’s what OWOB does: Every week, one trusted music aficionado showcases a band or artist he/she feels particularly passionate about. Any artist from any country or decade will do — no rules and … Continue reading

One Week One Band: Brandi Carlile

If you follow this blog much, you’ll know I’m really interested in music, and the intersection of art and religion. Also, you may have gotten the vibe I have psychoanalyzation thoughts on all these things, and like to share said thoughts. For all these reasons and more, I’ll be this week’s guest writer at One … Continue reading

Two Song Tuesday: A Dustland Fairytale and That Wasn’t Me

The Killer’s “A Dustland Fairytale” The song is lyrically evocative and nearly perfect. The video is a brilliant mix of nostalgia and realism; a short, musical S.E. Hinton story. It takes care not to villainize one character over another; both wrap up their hands as “the Devil” does, both have knives, both are victims of … Continue reading